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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The graduates of the class of 2015, faculty, and families had the opportunity to get together on May 14 at the Graham Athletic Center to express gratitude for their Whittier College experience at the Baccalaureate Ceremony. Graduates heard from... More

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Fifth Dimension, Whittier College, After School Programs

Whittier College Professor of Education and Child Development Don Bremme recently retired after 24 years of teaching generations of committed educators. A role model for Whittier students and alumni who pursued careers in education, teaching,... More

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
SLC Groundbreaking 2015

On May 14, a groundbreaking ceremony took place on the College’s upper quad lawn to mark the start of construction of the renovation of the College's new Science and Learning Center (SLC.)  Slated to reopen in the fall of 2016, the new SLC will... More

Monday, May 18, 2015
Darrin Good, VP Academic Affairs

After a national search that yielded a strong pool of candidates, Whittier College’s President Sharon Herzberger announced that Dr. Darrin Good will be joining the College as the new vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty starting... More

Friday, May 15, 2015
Mayor Garcetti, Commencement 2015

The rain and soggy weather did not dampen the festive atmosphere of Whittier College’s 112th Commencement ceremony held indoors at the Graham Athletic Center for the first time in the history of the College. More than 400 members of the class of... More

Friday, May 15, 2015

CHARGE TO THE WHITTIER COLLEGE CLASS OF 2015 May 15, 2015 President Sharon Herzberger   Congratulations, Poets!  I can’t begin to estimate the number of times you walked through the Campus Center during your time here on campus –... More

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Best Cities for College Students

According to the latest American Institute for Economic Research's "The Top 75 College Cities & Towns in America" and the Houston Chronicle's "The best cities in America for college students", Los Angeles metro area, home to Whittier College, ... More

Monday, May 11, 2015
Latino Graduates Celebration

The Whittier College family continues to celebrate its class of 2015 as the Ortiz Programs and the Cultural Center held its 14th Annual Latino Graduates Celebration on May 9. Families and friends of 80 Whittier College students packed the Shannon... More

Monday, May 11, 2015
Matthew Emrick

Created to honor Whittier College alumnus and former U. S. President Richard M. Nixon ‘34, the Nixon Fellowship Program is designed to prepare exceptional students for informed citizenship and service through internships, scholarship, and research... More

Monday, May 11, 2015
NASPA Fellow Elizabeth Sanchez

Hometown: San Gabriel, CA Majors:  French and English Stats: NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Undergraduate Fellow, Lead Orientation Intern, Sigma Tau Delta (National English Honors Society), French Table, Dean’s... More